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At once a gripping medical mystery, an exotic travelogue, and a stirring coming-of-age story, this powerful, first-hand account of life on the frontiers of science tells of the adventures of Dr. Robert Klitzman, whose research provided important keys to understanding Mad Cow Disease, potentially the world's next major epidemic. 75 photos.

The Trembling Mountain 1998, Da Capo Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780306457920